Access Granted

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Structural Impracticability/Technical Infeasibility

Vizzini: “Inconceivable!”

Inigo Montoya: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

- The Princess Bride

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Continuing to Break New Ground

Civil rights laws continue to make a difference!  The ADA was a ground-breaking civil rights law that passed in 1990 and will celebrate its 34th anniversary in July.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Did you know…

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Accessible Outdoor Activities in the Rocky Mountain Region

As the snow starts to melt and flowers start to bloom, springtime in the Rockies brings a sense of renewal and signals a time to partake in outdoor activities.

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Business Realities: The ADA Compliance Puzzle

The reasons businesses may struggle with or choose not to fully comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can vary based on several factors.

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Adaptive Avalanche Course, the First of it's Kind

Recently, I was afforded the opportunity to participate in a backcountry avalanche safety and rescue course. This was a course specifically for people with disabilities by people with disabilities.

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Ahhhh, Spring!

Springtime - flowers, birds building nests, and longer hours of sunshine! Looking forward to spring and milder, warmer weather, we usually also think of living life a little less confined.

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If You Only Know One Thing about New Construction, Know This...

A big part of my role at the ADA Center is to demystify physical access requirements from the ADA. In a perfect world, every physical structure would be equally usable by everyone. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world.

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Is Obsesssive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) a Disability Under the ADA?

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) defines obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), as a “long-lasting disorder in which a person experie

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Parkinson's Disease

Did you know that not only is April Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Awareness month, but April 11th is Parkinson’s Disease International Awareness Day?